Best Restaurants in Crete

Food Facts

Interesting facts about Greek cuisine

The Mediterranean diet, which is known for its health benefits, is based on the traditional Greek diet.

Greek cuisine has been influenced by various civilizations, including the Ottoman Empire, which ruled Greece for nearly 400 years, and the Venetians, who controlled parts of Greece during the Middle Ages.

Feta cheese, one of the most popular Greek cheeses, is protected by EU law, meaning that only cheese produced in specific regions of Greece can be called “feta.”

Greek yogurt, which is thicker and creamier than regular yogurt, has become popular worldwide for its health benefits and versatility in cooking.

Greek cuisine features a variety of herbs and spices, including oregano, thyme, garlic, cinnamon, and cumin

Greek coffee, which is brewed in a special pot called a briki, is known for its strong flavor and served with a small glass of water.

Greek cuisine features a variety of dishes that are unique to specific regions of Greece, reflecting the country’s diverse landscape and cultural heritage. Here you will find some of the best restaurants in Athens where Greek cuisine is served

Best Restaurants in Crete

Crete is the largest island in Greece and is known for its beautiful beaches, rich history, and delicious cuisine. Here are some places where you can find some of the best restaurants in Crete:

Chania – This is a beautiful city on the western coast of Crete and is known for its picturesque old town and Venetian harbor. Some of the popular restaurants in Chania include Tamam, Salis, and To Arsenaki.

Heraklion – This is the largest city on the island of Crete and is known for its historic landmarks, such as the Palace of Knossos, and its delicious cuisine. Some of the popular restaurants in Heraklion include Peskesi, Kastella, and Bakaliko Crete.

Rethymno – This is a charming town located on the northern coast of Crete and is known for its stunning beaches and historic old town. Some of the popular restaurants in Rethymno include Prima Plora, Avli, and La Boheme.

Elounda – This is a picturesque village located on the eastern coast the island and is known for its luxurious resorts and beautiful beaches and some of the best restaurants in Crete. Some of the popular restaurants in Elounda include Dione Restaurant, The Ferryman Taverna, and Olondi Restaurant.

Agios Nikolaos – This is a beautiful town located on the eastern coast of Crete and is known for its picturesque harbor and stunning beaches. Some of the popular restaurants in Agios Nikolaos include Piato, Patriko, and Karnagio.

 

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Featured Restaurants in Crete

Top Rated Restaurants in Crete

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